Mark Your Calendars for SE TN Beef Summit

SETN Beef Summit Flyer3 2016-2Beef production, management, and marketing, current U.T. forage and beef research, and updates on new technology and equipment for the beef industry are topics to be discussed during the Southeast TN Beef Summit on April 29 at the McMinn County Expo Center in Athens. Registration check-in begins at 8 a.m., with 35 minute educational sessions from 8:40 to 11:55 a.m. Speakers from the University of Tennessee, DV Auction, and True Test will be conducting the morning sessions. Along with the sessions, the summit will host the largest beef trade show in southeast TN. The morning sessions will be followed by a catered lunch, Corbitt Wall of DV Auction will give the keynote address after lunch.

Topics for the program will include: 2016 market outlook, electric fencing considerations, feeder calf management/marketing, freeze branding demonstration, UT research updates, and the trade show. For more information and flyer go to https://extension.tennessee.edu/mcminn.

The program will be held at the McMinn County Expo Center (inside Athens Regional Park), Athens, TN, on April 29, 2016. The Expo will begin at 8:00 AM and conclude at 2:00 PM.

Pre-registration is required by April 22, 2016. For a flyer or registration information, you can contact your local UT Extension office or UT Extension – McMinn County at (423) 745-2852 or UT Extension – Meigs County at (423) 334-5781.

Through its mission of research, teaching and extension, the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. ag.tennessee.edu. This program, like all UT Extension programs, is open to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability or veteran status.

Contact:  

Tim Woods, County Director – UT Extension – McMinn County, (423) 745-2852, hwoods1@utk.eduSETN Beef Summit Flyer3 2016

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